Excerpts from Signs, Language and Behavior

  • Donald Favareau
Part of the Biosemiotics book series (BSEM, volume 3)


In an attempt to codify the tenets of logical positivism in a manifesto of the Vienna Circle, mathematician Hans Hahn (1879–1934), political economist Otto Neurath (1882–1945) and philosopher Rudolf Carnap (1891–1970) proclaimed “We have characterised the scientific world-conception essentially by two features:


Vienna Circle Language Sign Language Symbol Sign Phenomenon Animal Sign 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald Favareau
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  1. 1.National University of Singapore, University Scholars ProgrammeSingaporeSingapore

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